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Old 12-01-2011, 06:22 PM
 
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We sort of did it. In 1993 when we were younger and foolisher, we did 8000 miles in 3 weeks. The final leg of our journey was from St. Louis to Long Island ; took 22 hours in a snow storm.

We started out just heading from NY to Salt lake ; that took 3 days because we stopped at night for a comfy bed. Then we figured San fran was only about 800 miles ; so off we go. Then we drove up to vancouver. Drove back thru Salt Lake to visit friends. Took 80 west from coast to coast. then on the way back we took 70 from Denver I think.

We have done NY to Nova Scotia also. Just love to drive anywhere.
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Old 12-02-2011, 06:33 PM
 
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In 2005, my friend and I drove from San Clemente, California, to essentially Manchester, New Hampshire, stopping only for bathroom breaks and some fast food eaten while driving. We took I-40 to Oklahoma City, then headed northerly on I-44 through St. Louis, I-70 to Columbus, I-71 and I-90 through Buffalo and Schenectady, and finally Highways 7 and 9 through Brattleboro to approximately Manchester NH. Travel time was 52 hours, miles on Google Maps says it was 3031 miles or so.

I tried sleeping in the camper shell in the back of the truck, but it was nearly impossible. I drank a lot of Starbucks Doubleshots, but it was really hard to stay awake, and I truly remember almost none of the trip. I vaguely recall getting gas at 3 in the morning somewhere in Ohio and the last part of the drive into New Hampshire, but the middle of the country is a total blank. I would't recommend doing this.
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